How many celebrities named Susan can you think of? The famous Susans below have many different professions, including notable actresses named Susan, famous writers named Susan, and even activists named Susan. Susan Sontag, Susan Boyle, and Susan Lucci are just some of the Susans you'll find on the list below.
Susan Sarandon is certainly one of the most famous Susans on this list. An accomplished actress, this famous Susan is known for her roles in movies such as Thelma & Louise, Enchanted, and Dead Man Walking, for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress. She is also an outspoken activist, and was appointed as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in 1999.
Another of the famous people with the first name Susan is Susan B. Anthony. She is remembered as one of the key players in the women's suffrage movement. In addition, she worked to abolish slavery by collecting anti-slavery petitions at just 17 years old.
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Birthplace: Jackson Heights, New York City, New York, United States of America
Alternative Name: Susan TomalinSusan Abigail Sarandon (née Tomalin; born October 4, 1946) is an American actress and activist. She has received an Academy Award, a British Academy Film Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award, and... more
Birthplace: Blackburn, United KingdomSusan Magdalane Boyle (born 1 April 1961) is a Scottish singer, who rose to fame after appearing as a contestant on the third series of Britain's Got Talent, singing "I Dreamed a Dream" from Les... more
Birthplace: Scarsdale, New York, United States of America
Alternative Name: Susan LucciSusan Victoria Lucci (born December 23, 1946) is an American actress, television host, author and entrepreneur, best known for portraying Erica Kane on the ABC daytime drama All My Children from 1970... more
Birthplace: Frankfurt, GermanySusan Blakely (born September 7, 1948) is an American actress and model. She is best known for her leading role in the 1976 ABC miniseries Rich Man, Poor Man, for which she received a Golden Globe... more
Birthplace: Adams, MassachusettsSusan B. Anthony (February 15, 1820 – March 13, 1906) was an American social reformer and women's rights activist who played a pivotal role in the women's suffrage movement. Born into a Quaker family... more
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of AmericaSusan Hayward (born Edythe Marrenner; June 30, 1917 – March 14, 1975) was an American actress and model. After working as a fashion model, Hayward traveled to Hollywood in 1937. She secured a film... more
Birthplace: New York City, New YorkSusan Sontag (; January 16, 1933 – December 28, 2004) was an American writer, filmmaker, philosopher, teacher, and political activist. She mostly wrote essays, but also published novels; she... more
Birthplace: New York City, USA, New YorkSusan Essman (born May 31, 1955) is an American stand-up comedian, actress, writer and television producer, best known for her role as Susie Greene on Curb Your Enthusiasm, Bobbi Wexler on Broad... more
Birthplace: Pekin, Illinois, United States of AmericaSusan Hallock Dey (born December 10, 1952) is a retired American actress, known for her television roles as Laurie Partridge on the sitcom The Partridge Family from 1970 to 1974, and as Grace Van... more
Birthplace: Oak Glen, San Bernardino County, California, California, United States of AmericaSusan Ellen Anton (born October 12, 1950) is an American actress and singer.... more
Birthplace: Klagenfurt, AustriaSusan Denberg (born Dietlinde Zechner; 2 August 1944, Bad Polzin, Germany) is a German-Austrian model and actress.... more
Birthplace: Corrinshego, United KingdomSusan Lynch (born 5 June 1971) is a Northern Irish actress. A three-time IFTA Award winner, she also won the British Independent Film Award for Best Supporting Actress for the 2003 film, 16 Years of... more
Birthplace: New York, New York, USASusan Elizabeth Strasberg (May 22, 1938 – January 21, 1999) was an American stage, film, and television actress, the daughter of the drama coach Lee Strasberg. She was nominated for a Tony Award... more
Birthplace: Monroe, Louisiana, United States of AmericaSusan Ward (born April 15, 1976) is an American actress and model.... more
Birthplace: Sydney, AustraliaSusan Powter (born 22 December 1957) is an Australian-born American motivational speaker, nutritionist, personal trainer, and author, who rose to fame in the 1990s with her catchphrase "Stop the... more
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of AmericaSusan Saint James (born Susan Jane Miller; August 14, 1946) is an American actress and activist, most widely known for her work in television during the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, especially the... more
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of AmericaSusan Michaela Sullivan (born November 18, 1942) is an American actress. Sullivan is best known for her roles as Lenore Curtin Delaney on the daytime soap opera Another World (1971–76), as Dr. Elaina... more
Birthplace: CaliforniaSusan Diane Wojcicki is an American businesswoman and CEO of YouTube.... more
Birthplace: USA, Massachusetts, MethuenSusie Castillo (born October 27, 1979) is an American actress, TV host, model and beauty pageant titleholder who held the Miss USA title and competed in the Miss Teen USA and Miss Universe pageants.... more
Birthplace: Michigan, USA, LansingSusan May Pratt (born February 8, 1974) is an American actress. She played Mandella in 10 Things I Hate About You, Alicia in Drive Me Crazy, and Maureen Cummings in Center Stage.... more
Birthplace: San Gabriel, CaliforniaSusan Denise Atkins (May 7, 1948 – September 24, 2009) was an American convicted mass murderer who was a member of Charles Manson's "Family". Manson's followers committed a series of nine murders at... more
- 10Susan M. Cameron (born October 31, 1958) is an American businessperson who is the former chairman, president, and CEO of Reynolds American, Inc. ... more
Birthplace: Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States of AmericaSusan Hawk (born August 17, 1961 in Waukesha, Wisconsin) is a reality TV personality who was a contestant on Survivor: Borneo and Survivor: All-Stars.... more
Birthplace: Eastern United States, Northern New England, New England, United States of America, Aroostook CountySusan Margaret Collins (born December 7, 1952) is an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator for Maine. A Republican, Collins has served in the Senate since 1997. Born in... more
Birthplace: Santa Clara, CaliforniaSusan Eldridge is an American model.... more